Jean Renoir

1894 - 1979

Jean Renoir

Jean Renoir (French: [ʁənwaʁ]; 15 September 1894 – 12 February 1979) was a French film director, screenwriter, actor, producer and author. As a film director and actor, he made more than forty films from the silent era to the end of the 1960s. His films La Grande Illusion (1937) and The Rules of the Game (1939) are often cited by critics as among the greatest films ever made. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Renoir has received more than 829,919 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 110th most popular actor.

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Among actors, Jean Renoir ranks 109 out of 8,832Before him are Jean Marais, Jean Gabin, Alan Rickman, Clark Gable, Yves Montand, and Christopher Lloyd. After him are Sigourney Weaver, Tony Curtis, Tommy Lee Jones, Charlotte Rampling, Judi Dench, and Robert Duvall.

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Among people born in 1894, Jean Renoir ranks 9Before him are Gavrilo Princip, Aldous Huxley, Edward VIII, John Ford, Boris III of Bulgaria, and Louis-Ferdinand Céline. After him are Maximilian Kolbe, Georges Lemaître, Norbert Wiener, Richard von Coudenhove-Kalergi, Fritz Sauckel, and Joseph Roth. Among people deceased in 1979, Jean Renoir ranks 6Before him are Josef Mengele, John Wayne, Herbert Marcuse, Giuseppe Meazza, and Talcott Parsons. After him are Nino Rota, Jean Monnet, Dennis Gabor, Sándor Kocsis, Mika Waltari, and Hanna Reitsch.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean Renoir ranks 296 out of 4,109Before him are Charles Messier (1730), Eugène Viollet-le-Duc (1814), Antonin Artaud (1896), Georges de La Tour (1593), Georges-Eugène Haussmann (1809), and Michel Platini (1955). After him are Jean Baudrillard (1929), James I of Aragon (1208), John the Fearless (1371), Alphonse Daudet (1840), Camille Claudel (1864), and Louis Antoine de Saint-Just (1767).

Among ACTORS In France

Among actors born in France, Jean Renoir ranks 10Before him are Louis de Funès (1914), Jean-Paul Belmondo (1933), Catherine Deneuve (1943), Gérard Depardieu (1948), Jean Marais (1913), and Jean Gabin (1904). After him are Jeanne Moreau (1928), Philippe Noiret (1930), Fernandel (1903), Jean-Louis Trintignant (1930), Gérard Philipe (1922), and Marcel Marceau (1923).